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PowerBook G4 - Late 2003 Specs
1.0GHz, 1.25GHz or 1.33GHz  | 5 (12") or 4.5 (15", 17") hrs Battery
Dimensions & Weight
12.1" Model
  • 1.18" (H) x 10.9" (W) x 8.6" (D)
    (2.9cm x 27.7cm x 21.8cm)
  • 4.6 lb. (2.2 kg)
15" Model
  • 1.1" (H) x 13.7" (W) x 9.5" (D)
    (2.8cm x 34.8cm x 24.1cm)
  • 5.6 lb. (2.6 kg)
17" Model
  • 1.0" (H) x 15.4" (W) x 10.2" (D)
    (2.6cm x 39.2cm x 25.9cm)
  • 6.9 lb. (3.1 kg)
Processor & Memory
12-inch models
  • 1GHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine, 512K SRAM on-chip L2 cache, 133MHz system bus
  • 256MB of PC2100 (266MHz) DDR SDRAM; one open SO-DIMM slot; support for up to 1.25GB
15-inch models
  • 1GHz or 1.25GHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine, 512K SRAM on-chip L2 cache, 167MHz system bus
  • 256MB or 512MB of PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM; two SO-DIMM slots support up to 2GB
17-inch model
  • 1.33GHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine, 512K SRAM on-chip L2 cache, 167MHz system bus
  • 512MB of PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM; two SO-DIMM slots support up to 2GB
Communications
  • Expansion slot for optional 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme wireless networking card (based on 802.11g standard; Wi-Fi Certified for 802.11g and 802.11b interoperability) (12-inch models and 1GHz 15-inch model)
  • Built-in 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme wireless networking (based on 802.11g standard; Wi-Fi Certified for 802.11g and 802.11b interoperability) (1.25GHz 15-inch model and 17-inch model)
  • Built-in Bluetooth 1.1
  • Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45 connector) (12-inch models)
  • Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector) (15-inch and 17-inch models)
  • Built-in 56K V.92 modem (RJ-11 connector)
Audio
  • Audio line in (minijack)
  • Headphone out (minijack)
  • Built-in stereo speakers with midrange-enhancing third speaker (12-inch and 15-inch models)
  • Two built-in stereo speakers (17-inch model)
  • Internal omnidirectional microphone
Display
12.1" Model
  • Support for millions of colors at 1024 by 768 pixel resolution
  • Support for resolution scaling to 800 x 600 pixel and 640 x 480 pixel resolution with millions of colors
15" Model
  • Support for millions of colors at 1280 x 854 pixel resolution
  • Support for resolutions of 1280 x 854 (native), 1152 x 768, 896 x 600, 720 x 480, and 640 x 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio; 1024 x 768, 800 x 600 and 640 x 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio
17" Model
  • Support for millions of colors at 1440 x 900 pixel resolution
  • Supported resolutions: 1440 x 900 (native), 1152 x 720, 1024 x 768, 1024 x 640 and 800 x 600 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 x 768, 800 x 600 and 640 x 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio
Graphics and video support
  • NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 graphics processor with AGP 4X support and 32MB of DDR SDRAM video memory (12-inch models)
    • Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports up to 1024 by 768 pixels on the built-in display and up to 2048 by 1536 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors
  • ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 graphics processor with AGP 4X support and 64MB of DDR SDRAM video memory (15-inch models)
    • Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports up to 1280 by 854 pixels on the built-in display and up to 2048 by 1536 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors
  • ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 graphics processor with AGP 4X support and 64MB of DDR SDRAM video memory (17-inch model)
    • Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports up to 1440 by 900 pixels on the built-in display and up to 2048 by 1536 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors
  • ADC output using optional Apple DVI to ADC Adapter
  • Mini-DVI port (12-inch models)
  • DVI output using included mini-DVI to DVI adapter (12-inch models)
  • VGA output using included mini-DVI to VGA adapter (12-inch models)
  • S-video and composite video output using mini-DVI to video adapter (sold separately) (12-inch models)
  • DVI output port (15-inch and 17-inch models)
  • VGA output using included DVI to VGA adapter (15-inch and 17-inch models)
  • S-video output port (15-inch and 17-inch models)
  • Composite video output using included S-video to composite adapter (15-inch and 17-inch models)
Keyboard and trackpad
  • Full size (78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys incl. 12 function, 4 arrow, embedded keypad)
  • Solid-state trackpad supports tap, double-tap, drag and scrolling
  • Illuminated fiber-optic, backlit keyboard with ambient light sensor (1.5GHz 15-inch model and 17-inch model, optional on 1.33GHz 15-inch model)
  • Kensington cable lock slot
Storage
  • 40GB 4200-rpm Ultra ATA/100 hard drive (12-inch models)
  • 60GB or 80GB 4200-rpm Ultra ATA/100 hard drive
  • 80GB 5400-rpm Ultra ATA/100 hard drive (15-inch and 17-inch models)
  • One of the following slot-loading optical drives
    • Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW): reads DVDs at up to 8x speed, writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed, writes CD-RW discs at up to 10x speed, reads CDs at up to 24x speed
    • SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW): writes DVD-R discs at up to 2x speed, reads DVDs at up to 8x speed, writes CD-R discs at up to 16x speed, writes CD-RW discs at up to 4x speed, reads CDs at up to 24x speed
Battery and power
  • 47-watt-hour lithium-ion battery (with integrated charge indicator LEDs) providing up to 5 hours of battery life (12-inch models)
  • 46-watt-hour lithium-ion battery (with integrated charge indicator LEDs) providing up to 4.5 hours of battery life (15-inch models)
  • 58-watt-hour lithium-ion battery (with integrated charge indicator LEDs) providing up to 4.5 hours of battery life (17-inch model)
  • 45W power adapter with cable management system (12-inch models)
  • 65W power adapter with cable management system (15-inch and 17-inch models)
  • Power adapter port
Expansion
  • One FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394a) port at up to 400 Mbps
  • One FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b) port at up to 800 Mbps (15-inch and 17-inch models)
  • Two USB 2.0 ports at up to 480 Mbps
  • One PC Card/CardBus slot supporting one Type I or Type II card (15-inch and 17-inch models)
Electrical & operating requirements
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
  • Storage temperature: -13° to 140° F (-25° to 60° C) (12-inch model)
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 116° F (-40° to 47° C) (15-inch and 17-inch models)
  • Relative humidity: 20% to 80% noncondensing (12-inch and 17-inch models)
  • Relative humidity: 0% to 90% noncondensing (15-inch models)
  • Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet
  • Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet
  • Maximum shipping altitude: 35,000 ft
Included software
Mac OS X v10.2 Panther

Configurations

  12-inch Combo drive 12-inch SuperDrive 15-inch Combo drive 15-inch SuperDrive 17-inch SuperDrive
Processor 1GHz PowerPC G4 1.25GHz PowerPC G4 1.33GHz PowerPC G4
Cache 512K SRAM level 2 cache
Memory 256MB PC2100 (266MHz) DDR SDRAM 256MB PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM 512MB PC2700 (333MHz) DDR SDRAM
Hard drive 40GB Ultra ATA/100 60GB Ultra ATA/100 80GB Ultra ATA/100
Slot-loading optical drive Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW) Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 with 32MB of DDR SDRAM ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 with 64MB of DDR SDRAM
Networking Built-in 10/100BASE-T Ethernet; Built-in 56K V.92 modem Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit) Ethernet; Built-in 56K V.92 modem
Keyboard Full size Full size, illuminated with ambient light sensor
Wireless Built-in Bluetooth; 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme ready Built-in Bluetooth; built-in 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme
Video accessories Mini-DVI to DVI adapter, mini-DVI to VGA adapter S-video to composite adapter, DVI to VGA adapter
Hardware accessories Modem cable, power adapter, AC wall plug, power cord
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